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St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary

Overview of St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary is located in a rural area, in South Canaan, PA. The school is officially a Russian Orthodox school. St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary often study religion and philosophy.

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 600 to 750 in 2007-2008. A quarter of students admitted in 2007-2008 scored 750 or higher on the math SAT.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 96 students (45 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary. A very high share of students at the school are male.

Student Life

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary has a large share of part-time students. The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students.

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Tuition and Affordability

Tuition is fairly low at St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary
178 St. Tikhon's Rd.
South Canaan , PA 18459-0130
General Phone: (570) 937-4411
http://www.stots.edu

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St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy8ministry, pre-ministerial studies, theological and ministerial studies

Number of programs and degrees for St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
First-professional degree81
Bachelor's degree01
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Student Body

In 2007-2008, St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary had a total enrollment of 96 students (45 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 18%
Graduate 25%
First Professional 57%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 1%
20-21 3%
22-24 13%
25-29 19%
30-34 20%
35-39 8%
40-49 15%
50-64 13%
65+ 1%

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %
Part-Time 100 %

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Room and Board (2007)

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary offers campus housing for 39 of its 45 (full-time) students.

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total22100%2100%
Men22100%2100%
Women000%00%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal600750
SAT Math600750
SAT Writing600750

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT100%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,870
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,870
Room and board $ 2,650
Room charge $ 1,100
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,550
Books and supplies $ 600
Other expenses $ 350

Financial Aid:
St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is -2)

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year4$21,0000*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$25,8000*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary Degree Programs (2007)

Religion And Philosophy
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked On-campus library
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan

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